Emily Wallis Hughes

Emily Wallis Hughes grew up in Agua Caliente, California, a small town in the Sonoma Valley. Her poems have been published in Gigantic Magazine, Sacramento News & Review, and anthologized in Burning the Little Candle (Ad Lumen Press). She earned a BA in English Literature and an MA in Creative Writing and English Literature from the University of California, Davis. After living in Berkeley and working in San Francisco, she taught English composition and literature at American River College and Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, California.

Seamstress by Emily Wallis Hughes and Counting Sheep by Beth Hoeckel

Poem: Seamstress by Emily Wallis Hughes

Emily Wallis Hughes is a California-born poet currently pursuing an MFA at New York University, where she is a Writers in the Public Schools Fellow. Her poems have been published in Gigantic Magazine and Sacramento News & Review, and anthologized in Burning the Little Candle (Ad Lumen Press).

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